Erbossyn Meldibekov's Painted Ceramic Plates

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Kazakhstani artist Erbossyn Meldibekov has been examining the 'collapse of civility within a post 9/11 environment through a range of diverse mediums, our favorite though, is his series of painted ceramic plates featuring various pack animals with weapons (among other things) strapped to their backs. We want a set...

Syncretism by Cesar Santos

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 07, 2013
Can you combine Rembrandt, Caravaggio and Hello Kitty? Cesar Santos can. The Cuban-American artist weaves together complex and divergent art forms into single paintings. "In a suggestive and theatrical way I seek to raise questions, to entice one to probe the imagery that I present and attempt to decipher its meaning."

Paintings by Lo Chan Peng

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 04, 2013
We always love it when art makes us feel a little uncomfortable. Taiwanese artist Lo Chan Peng has an incredibly detailed and realistic style that he uses to paint zombie-like women whose attractiveness is offset by their unsettling features, empty gazes, missing limbs, and...fangs.

Contemporary Tibetan Thangka Paintings by Tsherin Sherpa

Juxtapoz // Thursday, October 03, 2013
As a child, Nepalese artist Tsherin Sherpa underwent six years of intensive training as a traditional Tibetan thangka painter with his father Master Urgen Dorje. Mixing the techniques and imagery of thangka, Sherpa now give his paintings a contemporary edge. "Sometimes if one gets too obsessed with the rules, there's a danger of getting entangled in that very obsession."

Paintings by Christiane Vleugels

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, October 02, 2013
We are enjoying the work of Antwerp, Belgium-based artist Christiane Vleugels this morning. Christiane creates incredibly detailed oil paintings.

Paintings and Drawings by Sean Norvet

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 01, 2013
We are enjoying both the paintings and sketchbook drawings of Sean Norvet this morning. The skilled painter collages food into surreal and humorous compositions.

Hyper-realistic Oil Paintings by Francois Chartier

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Realism has always been of tremendous interest to Montreal-based artist Francois Chartier. While his paintings are realistic, his 'goal is to create, through layering of mediums and the play of the brush, the illusion of depth and sense of presence beyond what is found in photographs."

Paintings from Talantbek Chekirov

Erotica // Friday, September 27, 2013
Talantbek Chekirov was born on April 15th 1971 in the former Soviet Republic of Kyrgystan. Talantbek's specilty lies in oil painting- especially when painting the female figure. His medium enables him to fully represent the shadows, light and the smallest details in intricacy. Chekirov’s appreciation for women is showcased in his paintings with their solitary, seductive portraits.

Brian Adam Douglas' Cut Paper Painting

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 16, 2013
Brian Adam Douglas (aka ELBOW-TOE) uses a unique cut paper and collage technique he calls 'paper painting.' Painting individual parts of paper, he carefully cuts them and sticks them to a wooden panel to create the final painting-like composition. "Forgoing the relative ease and fluidly of the brush stroke, the artist methodically builds his compositions through shards of color incised from sheets of paper..."

Shaina Craft's 'Experiments in Flesh'

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 16, 2013
New York-based artist and soon-to-be MFA graduate of The New York Academy of Art 'explores the human face and the mental condition of her subjects." The primarily figurative work reflects and obsession with the human form. Her large oil paintings are glazed with many layers of sheer color, creating a luminous effect.